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When the Tide Goes Out, You Find Out Who’s Been Swimming Naked

Five Things You Need to Read Today 1. When the Tide Goes Out, You Find Out Who’s Been Swimming Naked After all the chaos of the election, I wanted to take an edition just to catch up on some news that slipped through the cracks over the past few months. The biggest non-election news is […]

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The Death of the Highbrow

The singer Beyoncé Knowles just released a new album, or video, or whatever it is, and it has been greeted with yet another flurry of “Beyoncé thinkpieces” in the middle-brow publications. It’s part of a distressing pattern these days of overwrought commentary about popular culture. There are the Stars Wars thinkpieces, of course, and the […]

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